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Old 01-16-2014, 06:28 AM   #1
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Spark Plug Question??

NGK CR 8 EK

This is the plug in the manual but it does not look like ours.

We have the twin tip jobby which is different, so we are approaching 40000 on these plugs.

Replace them when we do the valve check ?,

Is there an optimal or better plug to run ?, ours look fancy but I don't have the number so I can't quote it here.

Again wonna get it into our package for Peru so got one shot and getting good stuff
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Old 01-16-2014, 06:38 AM   #2
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So more research I found our spare plug which is a NGK CR8EK, does anyone know if there are different plugs on that number, i.e. twin tip single tip etc? or is that part number just it?

If so that makes life easy.
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Old 01-16-2014, 07:35 AM   #3
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NGK CR8EK is a twin ground electrode plug; CR8E is a single overhead ground electrode. Or at least they should be according to the catalogues.

They're both a pretty basic plug and you can (at least in theory) get better performance from a fine wire Iridium plug. There are so many influencing factors though, it's very difficult to say if you'll see a benefit or not.

A recommended Ir plug is the CR8EIX. For me they work well.

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NGK CR8EK is a twin ground electrode plug; CR8E is a single overhead ground electrode. Or at least they should be according to the catalogues.

They're both a pretty basic plug and you can (at least in theory) get better performance from a fine wire Iridium plug. There are so many influencing factors though, it's very difficult to say if you'll see a benefit or not.

A recommended Ir plug is the CR8EIX. For me they work well.

Cheers... Paul
Thanks Paul

Assuming then it is the right fit for the Super Enduro like any LC8.

Anything for a better burn is good in my books.
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Thanks Paul

Assuming then it is the right fit for the Super Enduro like any LC8.

Anything for a better burn is good in my books.
950: +1 on the CR8EK being the stock and CR8EIX being the iridium equivalent.

The 990 uses a different plug though, if I remember correctly.
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950: +1 on the CR8EK being the stock and CR8EIX being the iridium equivalent.

The 990 uses a different plug though, if I remember correctly.
Cool thanks Sumi, for the $$ difference it is a no brainer, will order the two Ir plugs.
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